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Comet C/2004 Q2 (Machholz)

Comet Machholz - click to see larger version
Shown above is Comet C/2004Q2 Machholz, photographed on January 16th, 2005, at which time the comet was magnitude 3.8 and easily visible to the naked eye in the constellation Perseus. The image is a 2-minute exposure using a Nikon D70 at prime focus on a Celestron NexStar 11 GPS. The ISO setting was 1600. To see a larger version, click on the photograph.

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